UNDERSTAND HOW TO ESTABLISH A SAFE AND HEALTHY HOME BASED CHILDCARE ENVIRONMENT FOR CHILDREN

– explain why it is important to take a balanced approach to risk management.

– explain the principles of safe supervision in the home based setting and off site.

– describe procedures for:

. storage of medication

. administration of medication

. record keeping with regard to medication.

– carry out a risk assessment of own home:

. indoors

. outdoors.

– summarise to maintain a safe and healthy environment for children in relation to:

. preparing formula feeds

. sterilisation of feeding equipment

. preparation and storage of food

. safe disposal of waste

. care of pets.

– explain procedures to follow in the event of:

. accidents

. incidents

. emergencies.

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